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Sarabjot of Ambala won Gold Medal in Asian Games

  • 30 Sep 2023
  • 2 min read

Why In News?

On September 28, 2023, Sarabjot Singh, a resident of village Dhin in Ambala district of Haryana, won the gold medal in shooting on the 5th day of the 19th Asian Games being held in Hangzhou, China.

Key Points:

  • In the Asian Games, the trio of Sarabjot Singh and his two other teammates Arjun Cheema and Shiv Narwal won gold in the 10m pistol men's event with a score of 1734.
  • In the men's 10m air pistol event, Pham Kwang Hui of Vietnam won gold, Wonho Lee of Republic of Korea won silver and Vladimir Svechnikov of Uzbekistan won bronze.
  • Sarabjot finished fourth with a score of 199.0, while Arjun Cheema finished eighth with a score of 113.3.
  • It is known that Sarabjot is training at Abhishek Rana's shooting academy at Phoenix Club in Cantonment. Sarabjot has so far won around 21 medals.
  • Sarabjot's achievements:
  • Sarabjot Singh has set many records in shooting at the age of 20. He has also won the gold medal in the ISSF World Cup Shooting Junior Championships in Doha, Taipei, Germany.
  • He won the gold medal in the 10m air pistol team shooting event at the ISSF Junior World Cup held in Germany in May 2022.
  • In the 65th National Shooting Championship held in Bhopal, he won gold in the single 10m air pistol and team event.
  • In the 10m air pistol, he has won about 20 medals at the national and international level.

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